Update: NATO activities in Libya on July 6


From NATO:  Over the past 24 hours, NATO has conducted the following activities associated with Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR :

Air Operations
Since the beginning of the NATO operation (31 March 2011, 08.00GMT) a total of 14,147 sorties, including 5,342 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 06 JULY: 140
Strike sorties conducted 06 JULY: 57

*Strike sorties are intended to identify and engage appropriate targets, but do not necessarily deploy munitions each time.

Key Hits 06 JULY:
In the vicinity of Brega: 1 Military Refuelling Equipment, 8 Armed Vehicles, 2 Armoured Fighting Vehicles, 1 Truck.
In the vicinity of Gharyan: 1 Anti-Aircraft Gun.
In the vicinity of Misratah: 3 Armed Vehicles.
In the vicinity of Waddan: 1 Military Storage Facility.
In the vicinity of Yafran: 1 Artillery Piece, 1 Armed Vehicle.
In the vicinity of Zlitan: 8 Armed Vehicles.
In the vicinity of Zintan: 1 Armed Vehicle.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 17 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
12 Vessels were hailed on 06 JULY to determine destination and cargo. 2 boardings (no denials) were conducted.
A total of 1663 vessels have been hailed, 150 boardings and 9 denials have been conducted since the beginning of arms embargo operations.

International Humanitarian Assistance Movements as recorded by NATO
Total of Humanitarian Movements**: 461 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 06 JULY: 1
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 06 JULY: 6

**Some humanitarian movements cover several days.  (graphic: NATO)

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